- Knowledge of children with horses
- Desire to work with children outdoors
- CPR and First-aid certifications
- Ability to relate to one's peer group
- Ability to teach basic horsemanship
- Ability to set up barn, routine for feeding, etc.
- Ability to accept guidance and supervision
- Enthusiasm, patience, sense of humor and self-control
- College student or at least 19 years of age
Program Coordinator / Equine Director / Executive Director
The Goal of Geneva Glen Camp is to provide experiences for children and youth that promote discovery of one's own dignity and worth; encourage respect for all races, creeds and backgrounds; stimulate love for and care of the natural world; develop commitments to enduring values; train youth as creative school and community leaders; and to empowering participators to live at their highest level and to enrich their home communities through what they have learned at Geneva Glen.
To run the horsemanship program in a safe, efficient manner.
- Proper feeding and care of horses
- Train staff in procedure and rules during staff orientation
- Follow and enforce safety regulations
- Follow all camping standards guidelines
- Teach basic horse skills to campers
- Maintain records of horse care, shots, shoes, feed, etc...
- Buy new horses, equipment as needed
- Check equipment, horses daily for safety and in good condition
- Check barn area daily for safety
- Evaluate current season and make recommendations for following season
- Submit job description at end of season
- These are not the only duties to be assigned. Some duties may be reassigned and other duties assigned as required
- Physical ability to ride a horse
- Physical ability to lift 50 lb. bag of grain, bale of hay
- Ability to supervise small children on horses
- Ability to react, act quickly in case of emergency